Confused.com Launches New Advertising Campaign

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You Tube style ads herald a change in direction for comparison site.

Confused.com, the insurance and energy comparison website, has launched a bold new advertising campaign designed to introduce customers to its new website. The campaign is the first of its kind, as it uses real people who have recorded their own reviews of Confused.com's new site.

The testimonial-style adverts feature prolific You Tubers who give their opinions on the new site. The adverts star real customers who agreed to review the new Confused.com site, while being filmed.

The series of adverts focus on customers' experiences of the new Confused.com website and particularly highlight four distinct areas in addition to its insurance services: new features of the site, its ease of use, the brands available to customers and the savings which can be made. As the campaign progresses, viewers will also be asked to film their own reviews of the site and upload them on the Confused.com website.

Tom Bennett, marketing director at Confused.com, said: "The new campaign is energetic and engaging, while the absence of any kind of scripting and actors gives the adverts a real human edge. The campaign utilises the popularity of You Tube and has a genuine feel to it, as it features real-life customers who have genuinely benefited from using the new site. Confused.com is now easier and quicker to use, and the choices for consumers are more transparent."

The new adverts were created in-house, in collaboration with Wordley Production Partners.

For further information please contact:
Press Office. Confused.com: 02920 434 398
Joanna Harte/Gug Kyriacou. Polhill Communications: 020 7655 0550

Notes to editors
About Confused.com:
Confused.com is one of the UK's biggest and most popular price comparison services. Launched in 2002, it generates over one million quotes per month. It has expanded its range of comparison products over the last couple of years to include car insurance, home insurance, travel insurance, pet insurance, van insurance, motorbike insurance, breakdown cover and energy, as well as financial services products including credit cards, loans, mortgages and life insurance.

Confused.com is not a supplier, insurance company or broker. It provides a free, objective and unbiased comparison service. By using cutting-edge technology, it has developed a series of intelligent web-based solutions that evaluate a number of risk factors to help customers with their decision-making, subsequently finding them great deals on a wide-range of insurance products, financial services, utilities and more. Confused.com's service is based on the most up-to-date information provided by UK suppliers and industry regulators.

Confused.com is owned by the Admiral Group plc. Admiral listed on the London Stock Exchange in September 2004. Confused.com is regulated by the FSA.

  • Based on the average customer savings made between January and July 2008.

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